This week's Mobile Health Summit in Cape Town, South Africa sounds like a fascinating and promising event for the mHealth industry.
Denise Amrich, RN explores the intersection between health and technology, and does her best to help techies get and stay healthy...one blog post at a time.
Denise Amrich is a Registered Nurse, the health care advisor for the U.S. Strategic Perspective Institute, and a mentor for the Virtual Campus at Florida's Brevard Community College. Nothing in this article is meant to be a substitute for medical advice, and shouldn't be considered as such. If you are in need of medical help, please see your doctor.
Cell phones are now up there with lead, engine exhaust, coffee, and chloroform.
According yesterday's announcement by the US Department of Agriculture, you no longer have to cook pork to a miserable, drying 160 degrees Fahrenheit.
What if you're out and about, and need to find emergency care? Well, there's an app for that.
Balance is not only a metaphor for life, it is an often overlooked aspect of health and fitness.
As a nurse, I'm concerned about a far more serious malady that's just turned from bad to the holy-cow-that's-super-bad kind of worse.
There's a difference between a truly healthy food and something you know can't be all that good. For example, there's no way glow-in-the-dark yogurt is a good idea.
Sleep deprivation and other sleep-related issues are often cited by tech-oriented people as major problems in their lives. But do sleep issues make you fat, too?
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day could free up some space in your medicine cabinet, and free your mind from worry about what happens to your old prescription drugs.
There's an Android app that can help you find nearby walking paths, as well as create new ones on the fly.